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Topic - Angela D. Alsobrooks
A jury in Prince George's County on Thursday convicted a 47-year-old man of four counts of first-degree murder in connection with the vicious execution-style killings of two women and two toddlers inside a Lanham apartment.
Prince George's County prosecutors had planned to seek the death penalty after suspected drug couriers were charged in the vicious execution-style killings of two women and two toddlers inside a trash-filled Lanham apartment.
A Prince George's County deputy sheriff once charged with the rape of an inmate in his custody has pleaded guilty to lesser counts after the woman told investigators the sex was consensual, according to prosecutors.
Two men arrested after threatening to go on shooting sprees last year in Prince George's County faced misdemeanor charges that were far less severe than the nature of the threats made, according to prosecutors supporting legislation that would make it a felony to issue threats of mass violence in Maryland.
A D.C. police officer killed a 20-year-old aspiring sheriff's deputy and left their baby to die in a sweltering car because he did not want to have to pay her for child support, Prince George's County prosecutors said Monday as the officer's double-murder trial began.
A year and a half after three Prince George's County police officers were videotaped beating a University of Maryland student who had taken to the street with others to celebrate a victory by the men's basketball team, two of the officers involved have been indicted.
"Ms. Lee took advantage of the homeowners and the tenant she illegally rented the house to," Prince George's County State's Attorney Angela D. Alsobrooks said. "Going through financial hardship is difficult enough without having someone take advantage of your situation for their own personal gain."
Prince George's County State's Attorney Angela D. Alsobrooks announced her intention to seek the death penalty against Mr. Bellard in 2011 — the first time a county prosecutor pursued a capital punishment case since 2005 — due to the vicious nature of the crime.